Charles M. Lautenschlager Sr.
Mr. Charles M. Lautenschlager Sr., 68, of 37 Juggernut Rd., Prospect, CT died Friday July 16, 1999 at his home after a long illness.
Mr. Lautenschlager was born Jan. 29, 1931 in Southbury, son of the late Charles F. and Edith (Brewer) Lautenschlager. He was a retired Machine Designist from Scovill, and also worked for Century Brass.
He was a member of the VFW in Southbury.
He is survived by One Daughter: Mrs. Lisa Loeser of Southbury. Three Sons: Charles M. Lautenschlager Jr. of Prospect, Mr. Brett E. Lautenschlager of Bristol, and Mr. David Lautenschlager of New Milford. Two Brothers: Melvin Lautenschlager of Santa Fe, NM, and George Lautenschlager of Cape Cod, MA.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday at 6:00 PM at the South Britain Congregational Church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family and the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, RT 69, Prospect, CT are in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 720 Harris Ave., Boston, MA 02118 or the Prospect Vol. Fire Dept. RT 69, Prospect, CT 06712.
Margaret Herlihy Linnane, a longtime Stamford resident and a former resident of Elmsford and White Plains, N.Y., died Friday, July 16, at home. She was 88.
She died of natural causes, according to her family.
Born June 2, 1911, in the Bronx, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Julia O'Connor Herlihy.
Before retiring, she worked at Lord & Taylor in Stamford for more than 22 years.
She is survived by a son, Michael F. Linnane of Westport; two daughters, Winifred Hunt of Danbury and Maureen Bujdud of Stamford; two sisters, Julia Healy of New Jersey and Sister Catherine Herlihy, S.C. of the Bronx; and 16 grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Michael F. Linnane; and a son, John P. Linnane.
Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday July 20, at Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, 2900 Summer St., Stamford.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at St. Cecilia's Church, 1184 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Darien.
James Alfred Pow Jr.
James Alferd Pow Jr., 63, of Segar Mountain Road, Kent, died Saturday at John Dempsey Hospital, Farmington. Mr. Pow was born in Bridgeport, CT, Nov. 12, 1935, a son of James A. and Mary Baker Pow.
He served in the US Navy and was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was employed by the Southern Connecticut Gas Company of Bridgeport from 1959 to 1982 He moved to Kent from Bridgeport in 1988 and had last been employed as a maintenance director at High Watch Farm in Kent.
He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Kent.
He is survived by four sons, James J. Pow of the US Marines at Cherry Point, NC., Steven A Pow of the US Navy at Fort Meade, MD, Brendan P. Pow of the US Navy at Boston, MA, and Raymond Guard of Seymour, CT; a daughter, Cynthia Larkin of Ansonia, CT; a brother, Joseph Pow of East Lyme, CT; a sister, Gail Hargrove of North Haven, CT; nine grandchildren; and a beloved friend, Eleanor Baldyga.
Funeral services on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Kent, with a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may call at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge St., New Milford on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 40 North St., Danbury 06810.
Donald Francis Schnell
Donald Francis Schnell, 65, of Curtiss Rd., Warren, died Saturday, July 17th at New Milford Hospital. He was the husband of Amelia H. (Slaughter) Schnell.
Mr. Schnell was born May 5, 1934 in Danbury, son of the late William Frederick and Grace (Sheldon) Schnell. He has served in both the Navy and the Marines as a medical corpsman during the Korean War. For 31 years he was employed by the Kimberly-Clark Company in New Milford, retiring in 1989 as purchasing coordinator. He has been a Cub Scout leader and had volunteered as a poll worker for elections in Warren. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Aerotherm League at the Waramaug Country Club for many years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Donald L. Schnell of New York City and David L. Schnell of Warren; a daughter, Deborah L. Brenner of Warren; a brother, William Schnell of Warren; four sisters, Marjorie Schultz of Bantam, Marion Potter of Kent, Martha Shook and Grace Johnson of West Hartford; and two grandchildren, Kevin & Shaela Brenner.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, July 20th, 1:00PM at the Rowe Funeral Home, 283 Torrington Rd., Litchfield. Friends are requested to dress casually. There are no calling hours. Burial will be in the New Warren Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warren Volunteer Ambulance Association, Sackett Hill Rd., Warren, CT.
Peter A. Kriss
The death of Peter A. Kriss, 88, of Olive St., Danbury, occurred at the Danbury Hospital Sunday evening after a brief illness. He was 88 years of age and was the husband of the late Julia Mockovac Kriss. Mrs. Kriss died in Danbury August 3, 1996.
He was a lifelong Danbury resident, born here June 29, 1911, son of the late Joseph and Augusta Nicholas Kriss. He attended Danbury schools.
Mr. Kriss had been employed as a laborer at the Vanderbilt Chemical Co. from where he retired 45 years ago. He had formerly worked as a Hatter at local Hat Shops and in his earlier years had been a Baker.
He was a member of St. Gregory the Great Church and the Danbury Senior Citizens.
Surviving are a Son, Donald P. Kriss of Front Royal, VA, a Daughter Sharon J. Kriss of Washington, CT, 4 Grandchildren, Eileen Parsons, Mark Kane, Ronald Kriss and Barbara Kriss, 10 Great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White St., Wednesday morning at 11:00.
Interment will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Cornell Memorial Home Wednesday morning from 10 to 11:00.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 372 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897-2523.
Susan S. Scalzo
Susan S. Scalzo, 59, of Thousand Oaks, California, formerly of Danbury and Newtown, died at Los Robles Medical Center in Thousand Oaks on Tuesday, July 13, 1999.
She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, April 4, 1940, daughter of the late John T. & Catherine (Holland) Swift. She attended schools in Nebraska and received her B.A. in Nursing from California State University, Dominquez Hills. She was a Registered Surgical Nurse and had worked at Los Robles Medical Center for approximately 20 years. Prior to her moving to California, she had worked as a surgical nurse at New York and New Haven Hospitals.
Mrs. Scalzo is survived by 2 sons; Jonathan Scalzo of Danbury and Jason Scalzo of New Milford; a daughter, Samantha Scalzo of New Milford and two grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Gregory the Great Church, on Friday at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery. Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, on Thursday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 35 Cold Spring Rd., Suite #411, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
Harold L.Reynolds Sr.
Harold L. Reynolds Sr. (Pap), 96, of Deep Creek Lake, Maryland, passed away peacefully with his son by his side late Sunday night, after suffering a severe stroke on Saturday afternoon. He is the lifetime partner of Margaret Bane Reynolds. He was born in July of 1903.
In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Lois M. Novella of North Port Fla. Her 4 Daughters Joyce Mageski of Maryland - Nancy Sams of Alaska - Janet Martin and Carole Miller both of North Port Fla. A Son, Harold L. Reynolds Jr. of Bradenton, Fla. His two children Laura Reynolds and Richard Reynolds both of Brookfield. He has several grandchildren as well as several great-grandchildren. Pap has many nieces and nephews and cousins from various generations that spend a great deal of time enjoying the company that our grandparents keep.
He went from a 6th grade education to being a moonshine runner to being a steel worker and welder for US Steel when he retired in 1968.
He was an inventor, plumber, electrician, boxer, athlete, mechanic as well as mentor and all around handy loving soul to have in your life. He is physically old, but not in heart or mind. Up until Saturday night he still kissed his wife of 74 years good night, and is still genuinely in love.
Funeral will be in Monongahela, Pennsylvania.
Clara (McLain) Mulhare, 80, of 46 Maple St., Kent, wife of the late Robert A. Mulhare, died Wednesday at The Kent, Specialty Care Facility in Kent.
Mrs. Mulhare was born in Stamford, Nov. 25, 1918, a daughter of the late John and Mary Ellen McLain. She had been employed for many years as a bookkeeper by the Stamford Board of Education. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Maurice Church, Stamford. She moved to the New Milford area in 1996 from Stamford.
Survived by five sons, Robert A. Mulhare, Richard J. Mulhare, and Brian P. Mulhare, all of New Milford, Peter W. Mulhare of Enfield, CT, and Kevin M. Mulhare of Fairfield; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services on Saturday 10 a.m. in St. Maurice Church, Stamford. Interment St. John's Cemetery, Darien.
Friends may call at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge St., New Milford on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
John M. Keutmann
John M. Keutmann, 88, formerly of Schermerhorn Drive, New Fairfield and husband of the late Dorothy M. (Bogert) Keutmann, died Monday at Naples Hospital in Naples, Florida.
He was born in New York, New York March 26, 1911, a son of Fritz and Marie (McDougal) Keutmann.
Mr. Keutmann worked for Security Mutual Insurance and was retired from the New York City Fire Department. He was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Roman Catholic Church and was an usher at St. Edward's for 30 years. Mr. Keutmann moved from New Fairfield to Marco Island, Florida three years ago and made his home with his son Thomas and daughter-in-law Linda.
He is survived by 2 sons, John A. of Virginia and Thomas Keutmann Sr. of Florida and 2 daughters, Irene Widman of New Jersey and Diane Croce of California, 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Calling Hours: Thursday from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Tomlinson Homestead, 336 Main Street, Danbury.
Services: Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Edward the Confessor Roman Catholic Church, New Fairfield. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, New York.
John J. Pandolfi
John J. "Musky" Pandolfi, 76, of 200 High Ridge Avenue, Ridgefield, husband of Joan (Burkhart) Pandolfi, died on Wednesday morning, July 21, 1999, at his home.
Mr. Pandolfi was born in Ridgefield July 12, 1923, a son of the late John and Agatha (Frattini) Pandolfi.
He attended Ridgefield schools and graduated from Ridgefield High School.
He was a World War Two U.S. Naval veteran.
Mr. Pandolfi was a retired laborer having been employed by Morganti Incorporated retiring in 1988 after forty-two years of service.
He was an honorary life member of the Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department, a member of Union Local #675 of Danbury and of St. Mary's Church, Ridgefield.
In addition to his wife of 43 years, he is survived by a son, John J. Pandolfi, Jr., two daughters, Pamela A. Principe and Christina M. Montanari, a sister, Evelyn Pandolfi and six grandchildren, Brett and Rebecca Principe and Richard, Michael, Sara and Steven Montanari all of Ridgefield as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 1 PM in St. Mary Church, Ridgefield. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Friends will be received in the Kane Funeral Home, 41 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield on Friday from 5 PM to 8 PM.
Memorials in Mr. Pandolfi's memory may be made to the Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut, 30 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810.
James N. Greene, Jr.
James N. Greene, Jr., 60, husband of Rosemary (Patella) Greene, of Danbury, died at the Danbury Hospital on Wednesday morning, following a brief illness.
He was born in Danbury, June 10, 1939, son of the late James N. Greene, Sr. and the late Jane (Allen) Greene Farwell. Mr. Greene, who grew up in Newtown, was a graduate of St. Peter School in Danbury, Newtown High School, and Newport University. He had been a resident of Danbury for the past 30 years. From 1965 to 1986, he served as Executive Vice President of the Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce. Between the years 1986 and 1999, Mr. Greene was associated with TMC Realty Corp. and since 1993, a managing agent at Phoenix Management Corp. of Stamford.
Mr. Greene was a member of St. Peter Church, the Naugatuck Kiwanis Club, B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge #967 of Naugatuck, the Hundred Club of Connecticut, Knights of Columbus Council #29, and a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Rev. John D. Kennedy Assembly.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters: Jane Greene Cipriano of Concord, NH, Theresa Greene Henning of Durham, NH and Catherine R. Greene of Danbury; a sister, Catherine J. Greene of Boca Raton, FL; two brothers, Michael J. Greene of Omaha, NE, and Peter E. Greene of Old Greenwich; a niece, Casey Greene of Old Greenwich; a nephew, Matthew Greene of Fairfax, VA; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
The funeral will be conducted from the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, on Saturday morning at 10:00 and to St. Peter Church at 10:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will follow at St. Peter Cemetery. Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home, on Friday evening from 4 to 8 pm.
Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1740 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.
Helen Meyerholz died July 21, 1999 at the Heritage Heights Convalescent Home at the age of 91. Mrs. Meyerholz had lived at 26 Balmforth Ave., Danbury. She was born in Danbury, April 10, 1908 daughter of the late Edward and Margaret Greer Reynolds and received her education in Danbury Schools. She retired from American Radionics in Danbury as an inspector after 16 years of service. She was a member of St. Joseph Church.
Mrs. Meyerholz is survived by her son Leo of New Milford, her brother Edward M. Reynolds of Bethel and two sisters: Margaret Lucas of Frederick, MD and Ann Siswick of N. Ft. Myers, FL, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Sat. at 10 am at St. Joseph Church Danbury. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery. Friends may call at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White St., Danbury on Fri. from 5 to 8 pm.
Anita M. O'Neil
Anita M. O'Neil, age 83, wife of the late Owen O'Neil of John Beach Rd., Newtown, Ct. died Tuesday July 20, 1999 in Ashlar of Newtown.
Born in Winsted, Ct. June 7, 1916, daughter of the late Walter & Anna Coffill. A resident of Newtown the past 23 years, she had previously lived in Monroe 28 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star in Torrington, Ct.
She is survived by 1 daughter Carol Girard of Newtown. 2 grandchildren Trina Johnson & Matthew Girard, 1 great-granddaughter Cassie Johnson.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 30 Steven St., Norwalk, Ct. 06854. Arrangements by the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main St., Newtown, Ct.